Hacker Blackmails Pirate IPTV Services, Threatens To Send User Data To Police
Andy Maxwell reports:
During the past two days, a pair of UK-based IPTV suppliers – SapphireSecure.net and KS-Hosting.com – became victims in what appears to be a series of hacks carried out by the same individual [responsible for a series of hacks targeting pirate IPTV providers over the past couple of years]. Apparently connected by ownership, the platforms went down and began displaying similar messages on their homepages indicating that they had been seriously compromised.[…]
Strangely, the hacker also gives the owner of both SapphireSecure.net and KS-Hosting.com a way out without having to pay a ransom. The demand is for the services to completely shut down, with no chance of a resurrection, while refunding money back to subscribers to compensate them for their lack of service, “as this is not their fault.”
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